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Principal Lifecycle Engineer more...
Location:Boston, MA
Company:Verizon
First posted:April 06, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)
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Responsibilities

The Senior Engineer will have an advanced knowledge and diverse skills in technologies & multiple vendors (for example: Cisco) to include design and architecture of various platforms, and will have mastery in at least two of the following: WAN, LAN, WLAN, Security, IPT environments. They will perform complex engineering for complex customer environments and possesses a broad knowledge of overall Verizon Enterprise Operations and Technology.

This position will require advancing the customer relationship and building trust with stakeholders. The engineer will require independent thinking and demand full use and application of principles, theories and concepts of routing and switching technologies. They will work closely with Verizon and Customer Operations, project management, and engineering teams to insure meeting the customer’s requirements. In addition, they will provide technological vision for network transformation, serve as the Engineering Team lead back into Verizon, and ensure information is flowing to engineering resources assigned to project.

Experience

  • Must possess a broad and thorough technical understanding and have experience in designing, configuring, implementing & testing, troubleshooting and supporting multi-site critical network environments that consist of multi-vendor Routers, Switches, Wireless LAN, WAN Accelerator, VoIP, Firewall & Network Security.
  • Hands-on experience designing and configuring various routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, EIGRP IGRP, HSRP, RIPv1 & RIPv2.
  • Hands on experience with complex QoS and VLAN configurations and designs.
  • Micro level technical project management for engineering requirements and responsibilities,
  • Design and deploy state-of-art technology to meet the customer’s business needs,
  • Interface to the project management team regarding technical planning and network issues,
  • Provide input for forecast and plan resource allocation,
  • Act as the direct interface to customers on advanced design solutions,
  • Develop white papers for designs specific to the customer’s network inclusive of Verizon Business solutions, and
  • Matrix manage engineering resources in other parts of the Verizon organization as needed.

Qualifications

Must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or six or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Degree in Computer Science
  • BS degree (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology), or Master’s Degree
  • Seven or more years of experience in technology disciplines.
  • Vendor certification – For IP networks, engineers will have at least a Cisco CCNP/CCDP/CCDA or equivalent practical knowledge, and/or Juniper JNCIS with a higher level certification preferred (example – CCIE or JNCIE).
  • In-depth Juniper & Cisco knowledge with MPLS network architecture and design disciplines, operational support familiarity, previous and current extensive hands-on implementation, and thorough configuration knowledge and capabilities for all platform levels.
  • Very strong customer interfacing background, as well as superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Extensive technical writing skills.
  • In depth knowledge of all routing protocols (For example: BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, GLBP, VRF), Traffic engineering, L2/L3 VPN, multicast & class of service.
  • Strong understanding and familiarity with router, LAN switch, application accelerator, wireless controller and IP Voice.
  • Disciplined and oriented in practice of and adherence to process and procedures.
  • Other Key Attributes include the ability to research technical issues and develop solutions, strong attention to detail, excellent written and verbal skills, and good organizational skills. Achievement orientated and possess problem solving skills including conceptual and analytical thinking. Capable of working on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Possess ability of exercising judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

Not to boast, but a little bit about us

Verizon powers America’s fastest and most reliable network. We’re also leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Technology moves fast and so do we. We believe that bringing great ideas and customer experiences to life should be recognized and rewarded. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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